Peel Hunt Downgrades William Hill (LON:WMH) to Reduce

William Hill (LON:WMH) was downgraded by analysts at Peel Hunt to a “reduce” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, January 17th. They currently have a GBX 290 ($4.07) target price on the gambling company’s stock. Peel Hunt’s target price indicates a potential downside of 6.81% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.47) price target on shares of William Hill in a report on Friday, November 10th. Bank of America raised shares of William Hill to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 224 ($3.14) to GBX 330 ($4.63) in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Investec reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 300 ($4.21) price objective on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, November 20th. Canaccord Genuity raised shares of William Hill to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 285 ($4.00) to GBX 350 ($4.91) in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 295 ($4.14) price objective on shares of William Hill in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 304.13 ($4.26).

William Hill (WMH) traded up GBX 1.20 ($0.02) during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 311.20 ($4.36). 4,879,594 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,630,000. William Hill has a fifty-two week low of GBX 239.10 ($3.35) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 345 ($4.84). The stock has a market capitalization of $2,680.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,637.89.

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William Hill Company Profile

William Hill PLC is a gambling company. The Company’s segments include Retail, Online, US, Australia and Other. The Retail segment consists of all activities undertaken in licensed betting offices (LBOs), including gaming machines. The Online segment consists of all online and telephone activity outside of Australia, including sports betting, casino, poker sites and other gaming products along with telephone betting services.

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